November 13, 2007
Should Climate Change Legislation be in the Form of Emissions Cap and Trade or a Carbon Tax?
The New York City Bar Energy and Environmental Law Committees
With the Support of the Sallan Foundation
||Coffee and Registration
||Welcome: Christine Fazio, Chair, Environmental Law Committee
||Background on Climate Change Legislation Before Congress by the Moderator, Edna Sussman, Chair, Energy Law Committee
||The Emissions Cap and Trade Side
John A. Anda, President, Environmental Markets Network, Environmental Defense
Billy Pizer, Senior Fellow, Resources For the Future
||The Carbon Tax Side
Daniel Rosenblum, Founder, Carbon Tax Center
James P. Barrett, Executive Director, Redefining Progress
||Rebuttal: The Emissions Cap and Trade Side
||Rebuttal: The Carbon Tax Side
||Questions to Debaters by Moderator
||Questions to Debaters by Audience
||Conclusion to Debate, Nancy Anderson, Executive Director, the Sallan Foundation
Additional sponsors include: International Environmental Law Committee of the New York City Bar Association; Environmental Law Section of the New York State Bar Association; Climate Change, Sustainable Development and Ecosystems Committee of the Environment, Energy and Resources Section of the American Bar Association (pending); and the Environmental Law Institute.
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Understanding Climate Change Law seminar series.